Copyright and Intellectual Property Law

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Intellectual property rights, very broadly, are rights granted to creators and owners of works that are the result of human intellectual creativity.  The main intellectual property rights are: copyright, patents, trade marks, design rights, protection from passing off, and the protection of confidential information.

JISC Legal offers sector specific guidance and detailed publications to assist you in this area of law.  We also provide a varied range of FAQs with relevant examples and useful recommended links to other resources.  You can access these below.

 

 

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Copyright / IPR Newslinks

College Lecturers New Copyright Training

Jisc Legal has produced "Copyright Training for College Lecturers” an online copyright law course that assists college lecturers understand how to use other people’s materials in teaching and learning.

New TPMs Complaints Process Launched

New complaints process could benefit universities seeking to use a copyright exception but are prevented by TPMs.  

Copyright Training for University Lecturers - Updated

The Jisc Legal Copyright Training for University Lecturers online course has been updated to reflect the October 2014 changes to copyright law. 

Orphan Copyright Works Licensing Scheme Launched

Getting permission to copy a creative work for which the right holder(s) cannot be found.

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